Language Classes

Class: Barbara Guarriello- Advanced Continuing Italian

Monday, February 8, 2016 - 5:15pm

Four Mondays: Feb. 8 - March 7th (no class 2/15) • 5:15-6:45 pm • $125

Barbara Russo Guarriello was born and raised in Sorrento, a beautiful town on the Amalfi Coast in Italy. She teaches Italian, French & Spanish and lives in San Rafael with her husband and two children.

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Class: Sandra Kierulff - Intermediate French (Corte Madera)

Monday, October 31, 2016 - 2:00pm

Seven Mondays: Oct. 31 - Dec. 19, 2016 • 2:00 - 3:30 pm • $220

Sandra Kierulff has taught French at the College of Marin, Adult Education and was the instrcutor and author of "French à la Carte," a French language course for adults aired on KQED radio. She was a teacher and director of Elan Français, a French language program for young students offered in many schools in Marin. She lived in France for several years and holds degrees and California Teaching Credentials in French and Spanish. She was a Spanish instructor at Mark Day School for many years. 

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Class: Jana Zanetto - Beginning Continuing French (Corte Madera)

Monday, March 7, 2016 - 10:00am

Eight Mondays: March 7 - April 25 • 10:00 - 11:30 am • $220

Jana Zanetto has been a francophile since childhood and majored in French at UC Santa Barbara, spending her junior year abroad in Bordeaux. She taught French at Berlitz before getting her M.A. in teaching ESL, working at City College for 33 years. She has developed techniques for reducing accents and improving pronunciation for both French and English and supports training the ear through listening. She continues to visit France regularly, often on unsupported bike trips.

 
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Class: Kate Rider - Lower Intermediate Italian (Corte Madera)

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 9:30am

6 Wednesdays: Nov. 2 - Dec. 14 (no class 11/23) • 9:30am - 11:30am • $190

Kate Rider studied Italian at Stanford, Middlebury College, and in Florence and Genoa. She earned a master’s degree in Italian Literature at S.F. State, and teaches Italian at Dominican University. Classes are fun and relaxed, with a variety of activities and an emphasis on practical speaking ability.

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Class: Kate Rider - Beginning Italian II (Corte Madera)

Friday, March 25, 2016 - 10:00am

Eight Fridays: March 25 - May 20 (no class April 15) • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm • $250

Continuing from our previous introductory class for those with no previous knowledge of Italian. Fun and low stress!

Kate Rider studied Italian at Stanford, Middlebury College, and in Florence and Genoa. She earned a master’s degree in Italian Literature at S.F. State, and teaches Italian at Dominican University. Classes are fun and relaxed, with a variety of activities and an emphasis on practical speaking ability.

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Class: Kate Rider - Intermediate Italian IV (Corte Madera)

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 4:00pm

Eight Wednesdays: March 23 - May 18 (no class April 13) • 4:00 - 6:00 pm • $250

Topics: Relative pronouns, indefinite pronouns, introduction to the subjunctive.

Kate Rider studied Italian at Stanford, Middlebury College, and in Florence and Genoa. She earned a master’s degree in Italian Literature at S.F. State, and teaches Italian at Dominican University. Classes are fun and relaxed, with a variety of activities and an emphasis on practical speaking ability.

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Class: Kate Rider - Beginning Continuing Italian VI (Corte Madera)

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 9:30am

Eight Wednesdays: March 23 - May 18 (no class April 13) • 9:30 - 11:30 am • $250

Kate Rider studied Italian at Stanford, Middlebury College, and in Florence and Genoa. She earned a master’s degree in Italian Literature at S.F. State, and teaches Italian at Dominican University. Classes are fun and relaxed, with a variety of activities and an emphasis on practical speaking ability.

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Class: Hamid Emami - Beginning Conversational German (Corte Madera)

Friday, March 11, 2016 - 9:00am

Eight Fridays: March 11 - April 29 • 9:00 - 11:00 am • $250

This class is for beginners and those who have previously had some exposure to German. You'll learn greetings, introductions, carrying on a simple conversation, basic grammar, and proper pronunciation.

Hamid Emami has a master's degree from the University of Hamburg, and is fluent in German, English, French, Spanish, and Farsi. He has taught German for many years.

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Class: Hamid Emami - AP German Test Prep (Corte Madera)

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 3:30pm

Eight Tuesdays: March 8 - April 26 • 3:30 - 5:00 pm • $180

For students in high school and middle school. Must have already had some exposure to German and are planning on taking the AP exam in May 2016 or 2017.

Hamid Emami has a master's degree from the University of Hamburg, and is fluent in German, English, French, Spanish, and Farsi. He has taught German for many years.

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Class: Kathryn Freschi - Advanced Italian (Corte Madera)

Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Eight Thursdays: March 10 - May 5 (no class March 24) • 9:00 - 11:00 am • $255

Kathy Freschi has been teaching Italian for over  40 years, including assignments at UC Santa Barbara, UC Berkeley and College of Marin. In 1987, she founded the Credit Program of Italian at College of Marin, which provided the curriculum for  lower division students to transfer into Italian majors at four year colleges and universities. For this, she was awarded La Stella d'Italia by the Republic of Italy in 2013.

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

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